KCCI begins kitchen markets monitoring during Ramadan in Khulna

Khulna Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI)

has started monitoring 22 kitchen markets in the city from today during the

holy month of Ramadan.

The decision was made yesterday in a view exchange meeting with KCCI

Directors and leaders of different kitchen markets held at the conference

room of KCCI with its president Kazi Aminul Haque in the chair.

Aiming for prices of essentials in a stable state and the kitchen markets

strictly to keep the supply of daily essentials during the month of Ramadan,

the KCCI started monitoring in the kitchen markets, said Kazi Aminul Haque,

President of KCCI to BSS today.

"We have formed 14 different committees who will monitor 22 city's kitchen

markets side by side to prevent and control price of essentials, weighing and

food adulterations," he said.

The KCCI president said, "Earlier, we have exchanged separate views meeting

with essential commodities exporters, leaders of different kitchen markets,

businessmen and other stake holders ahead of holy month of the Ramadan.

In the meeting, KCCI president, asked all kitchen market traders to display

price charts of the daily essentials on the display boards inside their

shops, for not selling commodities without memos and at hire price and not

giving underweight instead of real weight and not selling sub-standard

'Iftar' items.

Turning businessmen has committed in the meeting that they will abide the

decision, said the KCCI president, adding that monitoring committees will

remain alert to the concern trader who will violate the decision.

"If anybody will violate the decision, he will face the music. District

administration, law enforcement agencies, Consumers Right Authority will have

conducted drives in cooperation with KCCI," he said.

The KCCI also instructed all to keep the markets clean, especially at entry

and exit points. The business leaders assured KCCI of following the

instructions, he added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha